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C-R looking for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten age children

C-R looking for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten age children

February 24, 2017

Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District is looking for Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten age children to register for the 2017-18 school year. If your child will be three (3) years old or four (4) years old on or before December 1, 2017 and you live in the C-R district, your child is eligible to apply for Universal Pre-Kindergarten […]

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February 27 Board of Education meeting cancelled

February 21, 2017

Due to the very light potential content following recess, the February 27 Board of Education meeting is cancelled.  The Citizens’ Budget Committee meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on February 27. The next board meeting will be March 13.

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C-R graduation rate increases 7 points, tops NY State average

C-R graduation rate increases 7 points, tops NY State average

February 14, 2017

Cobleskill-Richmondville’s graduation rate climbed from 73 percent in 2015 to 80 percent in 2016, according to data released by the State Education Department. The number of Regents and Advanced Regents diplomas also rose during that same period. The increase is predominantly due to the STRIVE program and the district’s Strategic Plan, says Superintendent Carl Mummenthey. […]

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Students gear up for the Battle of the Books

Students gear up for the Battle of the Books

February 14, 2017

The Community Library in Cobleskill recently held pre-game “mock battles” for Battle of the Books. About 40 students, their families, and their coaches (C-R teachers and parents) joined us to practice for the big event on March 25.  The next practice battle is at the Community Library in Cobleskill on March 2, 6 p.m. Battle […]

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Students get down to business at FBLA competition

Students get down to business at FBLA competition

February 14, 2017

C-RCS had 32 students attend the Future Business Leaders of America Spring District Meeting on February 6. At the meeting, we had 14 of our students place in their competitive events. The Spring District Meeting is a competitive event and important in selecting which students will be representing District 12 in certain State Leadership Conference […]

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Odyssey teams get ready on Spontaneous Saturday

Odyssey teams get ready on Spontaneous Saturday

February 8, 2017

The middle school and high school Odyssey of the Mind teams held their annual Spontaneous Saturday event in preparation for the Odyssey of the Mind competition that will be held on Saturday, March 4.              

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All Day, Every Day, On Time and Ready to Work!

All Day, Every Day, On Time and Ready to Work!

February 7, 2017

“All Day, Every Day, On Time and Ready to Work” has been the attendance goal for Ryder Elementary School this year.  At the midpoint of the year at the end of January, seven Ryder students and their families were recognized for achieving this goal of Perfect Attendance for the first half of the year.   Our […]

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‘Give what you can, Take what you need’

‘Give what you can, Take what you need’

February 3, 2017

The High School Acceptance Club bulletin board created a ‘Give what you can, Take what you need’ bulletin board. The idea is that students will add to the wall with a positive, encouraging or motivating sentiment and students who are in need of that sentiment can take it as a reminder of kindness and support.

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C-R’s Loucks-Baer named Scholar Athlete of the Year by Coaches Association

C-R’s Loucks-Baer named Scholar Athlete of the Year by Coaches Association

February 1, 2017

The New York State High School Football Coaches Association has named C-R’s Daniel Evan Loucks-Baer as a 2016 Scholar Athlete of the Year award winner. Here is the complete list of honorees: 2016 NYSHSFCA Awards COACHES OF THE YEAR AA: Bobby Burns (Troy) Section II A: Tony DeMatteo (Somers) Section I B: Pat Lilac (Glens Falls) Section II […]

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Rotary donates $4k to Backpack Program

Rotary donates $4k to Backpack Program

January 30, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 27, the Rotary Club of Cobleskill donated $4,000 to C-R’s Backpack Program. The donation includes $1,000 from the Bassett 5-2-1-0 program. C-R’s Backpack Program helps 20 families and nearly 60 students in the district fight hunger. The district would like to extend a very special thanks to the Rotary and Bassett 5-2-1-0!

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